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autohypnosis

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noun au·to·hyp·no·sis \ˌȯ-tō-hip-ˈnō-səs\

Definition of autohypnosis

  1. :  self-induced and usually automatic hypnosis

au·to·hyp·not·icplay \-ˈnä-tik\ adjective


Origin of autohypnosis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1889


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autohypnosis

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noun au·to·hyp·no·sis \ˌȯt-ō-hip-ˈnō-səs\

Medical Definition of autohypnosis

plural au·to·hyp·no·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  self-induced and usually automatic hypnosis

  2. au·to·hyp·not·ic \-ˈnät-ik\play adjective




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